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Industry News | October 25, 2011
AIA: Analysis Projects One Million Jobs at Risk from Defense Cuts, Would Lower Projected GDP Growth by 25%   

An economic impact analysis projects more than one million American jobs could be lost as a result of defense budget cuts if the deficit reduction... More>>

Industry News | October 13, 2011
SPI Statement on Passage of Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama    

Last evening the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate voted overwhelmingly with bipartisan support for three separate bills implementing free... More>>

Industry News | October 13, 2011
NAM: Manufacturers Welcome Strong Vote on Trade Agreements to Create Jobs    

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement after the Senate voted to pass the free trade... More>>

Industry News | October 10, 2011
AMT/AMTDA: Manufacturing Technology Orders up 101% from 2010   

August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $460.61 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the... More>>

Industry News | October 5, 2011
U.S. Economic Developers Indicate Improvement in Economic Activity in the First Half of 2011; However, Sentiment for Future Declines   

According to a survey of 150 economic developers conducted in August 2011 by Avalanche Consulting, Inc. 56 percent of economic developers indicated... More>>

Industry News | October 3, 2011
AWEA: Nonpartisan Congressional Report Underscores Need for Stable Wind Energy Policy   

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a nonprofit agency that provides policy research for the U.S. Congress, confirms in a new report that the... More>>

Industry News | September 14, 2011
Florida Inland Port Forges Alliance with JaxPort   

Florida Inland Port today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that creates a strategic alliance with the Jacksonville Port... More>>

Industry News | September 12, 2011
AMT, AMTDA: Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 102.9% From 2010   

July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $506.97 million according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association, and AMT... More>>

Industry News | September 8, 2011
NAM: Patent Reform Bill Key to Jobs and Competitiveness   

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse issued this statement today on... More>>

Industry News | September 2, 2011
AIA, IAM&AW Oppose Cuts to Aerospace and Defense   

The International Association of Machinists and the Aerospace Industries Association sent a letter to President Obama Sept. 1 urging him to preserve... More>>